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2nd Annual High Tops to High Heels Luncheon featuring 2 Time Olympian Kate Ziegler

The second annual "High Tops to High Heels" Luncheon, billed as a celebration of women in sports and tourism, is scheduled for October 29 at Greeneville Parks & Recreation located at 456 E. Bernard Ave. from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

Title sponsored by Consumer Credit Union and a project of the Greene County Partnership's Sports Council, the event debuted last year with a packed house of 410 on hand to honor those women who have excelled both in sports and a career.

Former Olympic champion Kate Ziegler will be the guest speaker for the 2019 event.

Ziegler is a two-time Olympian and a nine-time National Champion as well as a four-time World Champion in the sport of swimming. She won 15 medals in international competition (including eight gold medals) and broke numerous world records throughout her career.

She moved to Knoxville four years ago to finish her swimming career and upon retirement received her MBA from the University of Tennessee. She now is co-owner of two companies and parlays her Olympic experience as a speaker, facilitator and performance coach.

Also making an appearance at this year's luncheon is 2019 Miss Tennessee Brianna Mason. Miss Mason will also be signing autographs at the event and is sponsored by South State Contractors, Rocky Top Vet and Q Care.

Other sponsors include: Bristol Motor Speedway, Davy Crockett TA Travel Center, Farm Bureau (Mosheim Carla Reaves Agency Manager), First Tennessee Bank, Grand Rental Station, Greeneville Federal Bank, Greeneville Light & Power, Greeneville Water Commission, Hampton Inn of Greeneville, Hometown Realty, McInturff, Milligan & Brooks, Professional Vending, Tusculum University Athletics and the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

Tickets cost $15 each and are now on sale at the Greene County Partnership located at 115 Academy Street. The student price is $10 per person.

Lane sponsorships ($250) and table sponsorships ($100) are also available. Those interested should contact Tammy Kinser at 638-4111 or email